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  • Vanderbilt University

    Reminder to submit your 2023 FSA expenses

    If you have funds remaining in your 2023 health care and/or dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), you have until March 15, 2024, to use them. Eligible expenses for use of those funds must have been incurred Jan. 1, 2023, through March 15, 2024, and deadline to file claims for reimbursement for those expenses is April 15, 2024. Read More

    Feb 15, 2024

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    November is National Men’s Health Awareness Month

    November is centered around men’s health awareness, and it’s a reminder for everyone to prioritize their physical and mental health.   Read More

    Nov 8, 2023

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    2024 Open Enrollment is live; top 10 FAQs

    Open Enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to choose the benefits that best meet the needs of you and your family. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment for calendar year 2024. Enrollment ends at 11:59 p.m. CT Oct. 27, 2023. Elections will be effective Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2024, and cannot be changed after the enrollment period closes, unless you have a qualifying life event.   Read More

    Oct 20, 2023

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    Open Enrollment open now through Oct. 27

    Open Enrollment is now live and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT Oct. 27. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment for calendar year 2024. Elections will be effective Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2024, and cannot be changed after the enrollment period closes unless you have a qualifying life event. Read More

    Oct 16, 2023

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    Open Enrollment begins Monday

    Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to choose the benefits that best meet the needs of you and your family. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment for calendar year 2024 benefits.  Read More

    Oct 13, 2023

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    Make mental health and well-being a priority

    Understanding the relationship between mental wellness and physical well-being is crucial to improving all areas of your life.  Lyra, your mental health benefit, can get you matched to a provider who speaks your desired language, has a relatable background, or has an expertise in helping members navigate multicultural topics. Virgin Pulse, your wellness benefit, takes a whole-person approach to health and well-being by providing members with a unified highly personalized digital health experience to help improve their mental health, physical well-being and everything in between.   Read More

    Oct 11, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Have 2024 Open Enrollment questions? On-campus lab set for Oct. 19

    All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment during October 2023 for calendar year 2024 benefits. The benefits team will be on campus at Sarratt Student Center, Room 325/327, on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist with answering your benefits and Open Enrollment questions.   Read More

    Oct 9, 2023

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    Open Enrollment: Detailed guide and health insurance premiums now available

    Get to know your options now in preparation for Open Enrollment. The Open Enrollment website is live with the most up-to-date information for your 2024 benefit options. Read More

    Oct 4, 2023

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    Prepare for Open Enrollment! Get your VUnetID and password ready

    Open Enrollment is Oct. 16–27. All benefits-eligible employees are required to complete the enrollment process. To prepare, get your VUnetID and password ready. If you do not remember this information, we're here to help. Read More

    Sep 29, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Open Enrollment 2024 (Oct. 16–27) is an active enrollment year

    All fully benefits-eligible faculty and staff will be required to make an active plan selection during Open Enrollment for 2024 benefits coverage. Watch for communications from VU Human Resources between now and the Open Enrollment period, which is Oct. 16–27. Read More

    Sep 20, 2023

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    Get healthy, earn cash!

    This time of year is a great moment to regroup, find your focus and adopt some healthy habits for your body and mind. Virgin Pulse, Vanderbilt’s wellness platform, can help you make the most of the autumn months by encouraging healthy habit change while earning Pulse Cash rewards.  Read More

    Sep 18, 2023

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    Save the date: Open Enrollment is Oct. 16–27

    Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity to choose the benefits that best meet the needs of you and your family. All benefits-eligible employees must complete Open Enrollment for calendar year 2024. Read More

    Aug 16, 2023

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    Vanderbilt launches Healthcare Bluebook to help employees save on medical costs

    Healthcare Bluebook, an online price comparison tool for health care services, is free for Vanderbilt benefits-enrolled faculty, staff and their dependents beginning Sept. 15. Read More

    Sep 9, 2020

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    IRS allows Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account mid-year changes

    Due to COVID-19, the IRS is allowing employees who face changes in their dependent care situation to qualify as a “change in status.” Employees may increase, decrease or stop funds from being deposited into a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account. Read More

    May 27, 2020

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    Form 1095-C now available online at My VU Benefits

    Form 1095-C is a tax form required by the Affordable Care Act. Every employee of Vanderbilt University who is eligible for insurance coverage should receive a 1095-C. The form also can be downloaded from My VU Benefits. Read More

    Feb 11, 2020

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    2019 health care benefits: What is changing?

    Vanderbilt University will offer two health care coverage plans in 2019: the Aetna Select PPO plan and a new consumer-driven health plan called Aetna Choice CDHP. Read More

    Jun 14, 2018

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    Deadline to use 2017 FSA funds is approaching

    Vanderbilt University employees with funds remaining in 2017 health care or dependent day care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) have until March 15, 2018, to use their funds and must submit all claims by April 15, 2018. Read More

    Feb 7, 2018

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    1095-C tax forms now available for download

    The 1095-C form is now available to download on your My VU Benefits account. Read More

    Mar 17, 2017

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    1095-C tax forms for 2016 mailed, available soon in My VU Benefits

    1095-C tax forms have been mailed to people who worked at Vanderbilt University during 2016, including former employees who now work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read More

    Mar 2, 2017

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    Deadlines approaching to use 2016 FSA funds

    Vanderbilt University employees with funds remaining in 2016 health care or dependent day care flexible spending accounts (FSAs) have until March 15, 2017, to use their funds and must submit all claims by April 15, 2017. Read More

    Feb 7, 2017